Perth 0-8 Victoria Park/Belmont Reds
W: Dylan Brammer (3-0), L: Guillaume Duguay (2-2)
Victoria Park/Belmont Reds opened up the Week 8 fixture in resounding fashion – taking care of Perth in an 8-0 shutout.
Dylan Brammer was the star of the show – striking out 11 batters across eight scoreless frames to lead the Reds to victory.
Brammer shone in the batter’s box too, going 2-4 with three runs and two RBIs, while Matthew DeKundy homered.
Gavin Stupienski and Jack Smalpage also drove in a pair of runs each for Victoria Park.
Game 1: Braves 6-0 Swan Districts Swans
W: Misja Harcksen (4-0), L: Dillon Clarkson (0-3)
Game 2: Braves 5-3 Swan Districts Swans
W: Mitch Neunborn (2-0), L: Riley Moore (2-3)
It was business as usual for the Braves as they took both ends of their double header with the Swan Districts Swans.
After recording a shutout 6-0 win in game one, the Braves backed it up by snatching a dramatic 5-3 extra innings win in game two.
Locked at 2-2 after nine frames, Braves rallied to score three runs in the top of the tenth inning to cap off victory.
Mitch Neunborn led the way for the Braves with three RBIs across the afternoon, including two in the extra innings win, while Misja Harcksen struck out five batters across seven scoreless frames in game one.
Game 1: Carine Cats 2-6 Morley Eagles
W: Brendan Sing (), L: Peter Reyes (1-2)
Game 2: Carine Cats 3-4 Morley Eagles
W: Lachy Waite (3-1), L: Cody Holt (0-1)
They did it the tough way, but the Morley Eagles came away from Sunday’s fixtures with a double header sweep of the Carine Cats.
The Morley bats left it late on both occasions, firstly rallying for four sixth inning runs to take game one 6-2 before capping off the afternoon with a 4-3 walk-off win in game two.
Import Justin Row delivered the game winning RBI double to plate Chris House in the bottom of the ninth despite the Cats scoring three runs in the top of the inning to set up a grandstand finish.
Shortstop Row had three RBIs on the day, while Locky Southee led the way on the mound – striking out eight batters across five shutout frames in game two.
Devon Ramirez homered for the Cats in game one.
Game 1: Wembley Magpies 1-5 Perth
W: Aiden Austin (1-0), L: Brett Wishart (1-1)
Game 2: Wembley Magpies 7-5 Perth
W: Thomas Roijers (1-1), L: Matt Durbin (0-1)
The Wembley Magpies showed great resilience and resolve on Sunday, bouncing back from a game down to secure a split of their double header with Perth.
After dropping game one by a score of 5-1 following Perth pitcher Aiden Austin’s complete game gem, Wembley responded in perfect fashion – taking game two by a score of 7-5.
Catcher Michael Varga homered for the Magpies, while outfielder Adam Zwann drove in two runs.
On the mound, Thomas Roijers struck out nine batters during a 139-pitch complete game for Wembley in game two.
Game 1: South Perth Cubs 9-4 Gosnells Hawks
W: Tony Olson (2-2), L: Josh Silvi (2-2)
Game 2: South Perth Cubs 17-9 Gosnells Hawks
W: Will Sherriff (3-0), L: Adam Millson (1-2)
The South Perth Cubs offence produced a batting masterclass – outscoring the Gosnells Hawks 28-13 to take both ends of their double header on Sunday.
After rallying late to claim a 9-4 win in game one, the Cubs bats exploded, scoring 17 runs on 22 hits to take game two by a 17-9 scoreline.
Adam Barbarich, Adam Gendall and Scott Cornish all homered for South Perth, with Cornish picking up a team high eight RBIs across the afternoon.
Wanneroo Giants 6-2 Rockingham Rams
W: Tom Bailey (1-1), L: Sam Murphy (2-2)
The Wanneroo Giants continued their rich run of form, defeating the Rockingham Rams 6-2 to cap off the Week 8 fixtures.
Tom Bailey struck out nine batters across six quality innings for the Giants, while David Elzig and Dondrie Hubbard both homered in the win.
Hubbard led the Wanneroo offence with three hits, with Chase Diggins also collecting three knocks for Rockingham.